We will show how new approaches to language design create a better programming community. Traditionally, programming communities have been dominated by a certain type. Programmers tend to be analytical thinkers who don’t mind banging their heads a... Read more
Software billionaires like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs all began coding from a young age. Meanwhile the number of US schools teaching computer science has actually declined to under 20% over the last 20 years. But what’s a parent to... Read more
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Samantha figured out she loved programming just in time to learn ruby on rails and skip out on med school. She’s passionate about creating tools to teach people to program- especially those who don’t fit most people’s profile of the “typical” engineer. She started Hopscotch to bring the joy of programming to young people everywhere.